Alston

Repair work begins on Government Buildings floor

Alston, CA, Jan 10 – Rotten flooring underneath Alston’s Government Buildings has finally been addressed today as work begins on tearing out and replacing failing floorboards underneath the Meeting Hall. Contractors this afternoon began removing wooden beams and floorboards affected by borer decades ago that has weakened to near breaking point. The condition of some boards […]

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North East defences bolstered against Christmas attacks

Kent, TF, Dec 23 – Sirocco’s northeastern provinces have had their defences strengthened for the Christmas-New Year break in a move designed to counter any hostile attack, the government said late last evening. The Siroccan Defence Forces moved into locations across the northeast yesterday, with Alston, Kent and Kenbank receiving the bulk of the reinforcement. […]

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Sirocco to establish national parks

Alston, CA, Dec 17 – Sirocco is to gain a number of national parks following legislation passed this afternoon in Alston. The National Parks Act 2013 gives provision for the establishment of national parks in order to preserve “area[s] of outstanding beauty, natural or man-made, that is of great cultural and scenic importance to the […]

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Havilland, Alston to regain capital status

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – The capital-hopping Sirocco engaged in in February is set to occur again in reverse next week, with confirmation coming from the government that Rathlyn is to lose its capital status next Wednesday. Premier Daniel Anderson said in a press statement this afternoon that arrangements had been made to leave the […]

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Havilland succeeds Alston as capital, NCD becomes Cambria

Havilland, WS, Feb 20 – Sirocco officially has a new capital today as preparations for the shift to Rathlyn enter their final stages. Alston was officially succeeded by Havilland as federal capital at 12pm today, bringing an end to the city’s two-year capital status and ushering in a much quieter time for the capital. The National […]

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Tenth anniversary hailed with Maran revival

Alston, NCD, Jul 15 – Sirocco has celebrated ten years of micronationalism today with the National Capital District expanding southwards… and a surprise rebirth of the Maran District. While the exact date is unknown, July 15, 2002 is celebrated as the birth of micronationalism in northern New Zealand as it is seen as the earliest known reference point to […]

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Tent Pegs invasion threat quashed

Tent Pegs, NCD, Mar 28 – A possible threat of a breach of the Tent Pegs Border Fence has just a few minutes ago been quashed by the Siroccan Defence Forces (SDF). A group of rowdy teenagers near the border with the Tent Pegs National Park had been causing some noise for some time this […]

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Aerial retired, dismantling scheduled

Alston, NCD, Jan 8 – The fate of Alston’s most famous landmark has today been decided – it is to go. The Alston Aerial, which has stood above the Government Buildings on Commonwealth Avenue since 1987, will be dismantled within the next few weeks. Last night Alston went fully digital with the switchoff of reception […]

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Sirocco kicks off 2012 with a bang

Alston, NCD, Jan 1 – Sirocco has entered the year 2012 with a major fireworks show and a music party, with high hopes that the new year will exceed a “fantastic” 2011. The NCD NYe party kicked off just before 9:15 last night with music and refreshments for those attending. Organisers have hailed the party a […]

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Sirocco marks 365-day milestone

Alston, NCD, Nov 4 – Sirocco has begun celebrating the first anniversary of its founding today. Today marks a year since Vice-Premier swore Daniel Anderson in as Premier, who then proclaimed the nation’s founding at thirteen minutes past eleven o’clock on the morning of November 4, 2010. Since then Sirocco has moved from strength to strength, […]

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